Category: Success-stories

History of Fair Oaks EcoHousing

I started Fair Oaks EcoHousing because I want to live in a friendly community where neighbors know and care about each other. I think we need more neighborhoods like that! 1. It was Love at First Sight In Fall 2003, I visited my friend Don’s home in downtown Sacramento. When I looked out his kitchen...

Don’t Give Up the Dream

DON’T GIVE UP THE DREAM – IT JUST MIGHT PAY OFF The seed of cohousing along the Willamette River in Eugene was planted in 2011. Oakleigh Meadow, LLC incorporated in 2012 . With design & architectural plans in our pocket and membership interest growing solidly into the double digits, we were jazzed! OMC’s Planned Unit... Read More

Twenty-Six Years into our North Carolina Experiment with Cohousing

Arcadia is a vibrant community 26 years into our central North Carolina experiment with the co-housing concept. The mix of woods with the portion that we disturbed to build upon has morphed into a magnificent suburban oasis, nurturing many species of flora and fauna, holding our little village. We adopted our covenants and by-laws in... Read More

Durham Coho Opens August 2014

Final construction details are near completion as we prepare to move into our Durham Coho building in August. As the first self-developed urban cohousing community in North Carolina, we are mighty proud of our accomplishment. We take special joy in the recent additions of beautiful gardens, of artistic “sails” on our rooftop terrace, and of... Read More